What comes in your mind when you hear the word Tatratea? A hot drink? A party with friends? Or the High Tatras - Slovakia's most dramatic mountains? Well, all images are relevant to Tatratea, the Slovak alcoholic drink with many faces and flavours. I first got a taste of 'tatranský čaj' on my hiking tours with … Continue reading Wolfpack – a taste of Tatratea
The High Tatras - our most spectacular mountains - were bathing in the warm August sunshine when we sat in a cable car taking us to Skalnaté pleso, a mountain lake at the altitude of 1751 metres. Skalnaté pleso (or Rocky Lake) was the starting point for our walking trip that day. We expected it to be a walk - not … Continue reading A Taste of the High Tatras
Chai, tchai, le the, te, caj, cha, che, herbata, tae, el te, tea - how many different words for this popular drink do you know? And how strong is your penchant for a really good cup of tea when travelling around the world? Surely the tea in England will be served in a different way … Continue reading Ready for a cup of tea?
I don't think you know our spectacular mountains, unless you've been to Slovakia, or have done a thorough research on the country's top tourist attractions. With more than 29 peaks over 2500 m high, the High Tatra mountains rightly deserve their name, and much more than just a casual visit. It's an area of outstanding … Continue reading The High Tatras or Vysoke Tatry